Welcome to the 1st Edition on Voute Sales Out and About Thoroughbreds
Monday Wednesday and Fridays aare our regular Breeding Season vet rounds at 9 am. Our vet Naomi de Pennington of Avonvale. Today was no exception 4 on the list a mare visiting Too Darn Hot comes up empty and needs to be seen on Friday Whereas a mare visiting Kingman is tested in foal. My own mare visiting Cable Bay is on the list for a covering on Friday so will be checked in the morning before wget a covering time Lastly a mare going to Oasis Dream has a 26 day Heart Beat scan.
With the weather set to be good for the next few days we bring in the flock of Herdwyck Sheep to shear them. Martin Baylis our local farmer comes to do them every year and whilst i pour click on thier backs and worm them all after they have gone. They are much relieved and is a improvement from when we started with Elaine whocould have starrred in the Spec Savers advert!
Yesterday the racing programme was published till the end of June with 61 black type races including Royal Ascot and the Guineas I am looking forward to Momkin and Mishriff starting in the first week Both horses belong to Prince A A Faisal and both ran in Saudi Arabia on the 29th February. Looking after to Nawara Stud Ltd has still been busy with the mare management and the race planning recently. Our mare visiting Invincible Spirit came up empty so will re cover her and bring her back to the farm at Eydon. Our mare in foal to Frankel is carrying a colt and we start planning for the mares to return from Coolmore Stud next week.
Yearling visits have begun and Oli Fowlston and Matt Prior pulled up next to me on the Banbury round about on the M40 having been to Sophie Buckley and on their way to Tweenhills Our visit is schedualed on Monday 1 st June pretty much the sales as most years we are lucky to have the chairman of Tattersalls and have a great bunch of yearlings to show him.
Lastlt I am watching the Osuras Breeze up online auction for Breeze ups and an online auction in California for watches which I have a small collection